September 14th, 2012

September 14th, 2012 by Sherri

In the garden on the east side of the Bagley House are a group of Autumn Crocus or Meadow Saffron {Colchicum autumnale} in bloom with light purple flowers. These bulbs were planted well over thirty years ago and bloom every fall. All flower parts contain colchicine which is still used to treat gout.

Autumn Crocus or Meadow Saffron {Colchicum autumnale}

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